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Balderas rejects charges against leadership

In its latest presser, the Balderas for True Democracy (Balderas) has denounced terrorism charges brought by the prosecutor against its top members of the party including its founder and leader of the party Eskinder Nega, Sintayehu Chekol, another senior member of Balderas party, Keleb Seyoum, and Askale Demissie.

Balderas condemns the arrest of top leadership

Addressing the recent detention of its top leadership, Balderas for True Democracy (Balderas), said in a statement that the government’s recent move is aimed at cancelling the registration of a legal party and thwart its preparation to participate in the upcoming general election.

AEUP urges gov’t ensure peace, security

The All Ethiopian Unity Party (AEUP) in its latest statement said that even though the party has repeatedly expressed its concern over the deteriorating peace and security of the country and take measures; it once again calls on the government to ensure the peace and security of its citizens like never.

HoF elects new speaker

The House of Federation (HoF) has elected Aden Farah as its new speaker on Wednesday, replacing Keria Ibrahim, who resigned from the post on Monday, after serving for about two years.

Federal gov’t, TPLF at an impasse over elections

In the face of mounting challenges COVID-19 has caused which includes forcing the nation to postpone its upcoming national elections, uncertainty has taken center stage among the public as the federal government and Tigray’s ruling party, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), are contradicting one another.

EZEMA supports constitutional amendment

The Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice (Ezema), established a year ago and presumed to be one of the frontrunners in the next general election, expressed support to the option of constitutional amendment based on the principles enshrined under Articles 104 and 105/2 of the FDRE Constitution following what it said was a critical deliberations over the four alternatives presented by the government to decide on the fate of the upcoming general election and the incumbent administration.

Political elite discuss legal option for election deadlock

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected various tasks and activities across the globe, with Ethiopia being forced to postpone the general election, which initially was planned to be conducted in August 29, 2020. Apart from postponing the election, some constitutional issues have surfaced forcing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) and Opposition Political Parties into discussions, in an effort to find solutions to the existing deadlock.

Ezema fears nationwide crisis’ effect on election

Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice (Ezema), one of the opposition parties in the country, has expressed its concern over the ongoing crisis witnessed across the country, and failure to take all necessary measures might adversely affect the upcoming general election scheduled for August 2020.

Three opposition parties sign MoU

Three opposition political parties, namely the Ethiopian Democratic Party (EDP), Ethiopian National Movement (ENM) and Hibir Ethiopia Democratic Party (Hibir), concerned about the survival of the nation, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreeing to collaborate and work together over the agenda of saving the survival of the nation.

EDP urges to postpone upcoming election

The National Council of the Ethiopian Democratic Party (EDP), which recently was in a legal battle with its former chairman and other members of the party and henceforth recognized as the legal representative of the party by the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has urged for the postponement of the upcoming general election by at least two years.